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March 2018

Event: Research for Action anniversary

March 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Newspeak House, 133 Bethnal Green Road
London, E2 7DG United Kingdom
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Join us to celebrate one year of Research for Action. How can research support grassroots movements? Can research be a tool for action? How can we avoid replicating oppressive structures such as class in our research work? The co-operative Research for Action was set up a year ago to support campaigning for social, environmental and economic justice. This far, we have been focusing mainly on local authority finance and democracy. For this event, we want to bring together researchers, journalists…

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October 2018

Launch event: A citizen’s audit of Newham’s bank debt

October 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Manor Park Library, 835 Romford Road
London, E12 5JY United Kingdom
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Join us for the launch of Research for Action’s report on the audit of Newham’s bank debt.   After a decade of cuts, public services are at a breaking point. Social security has been eroded, rents are skyrocketing in the absence of investment in social housing and despite low wages and reduced benefits, we are being asked to pay more for services that were once free. As funding from central government is stripped, local authorities are struggling to meet our…

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